April

SAARP SOCIAL CLUB CONSTANTIA  BRANCH

P.O. BOX 13, BERGVLIET, 7864

COMMITTEE  MEMBERS

Chairlady:Vicki Mackenzie 0217105483 / 0845970557

Secretary: Hannah Prins 0824690217

Treasurer: Lynette Halls 021-7134865/0725012313

Membership Secretary : Joyce Lloyd  021 7979856 / 0822132690

Entertainment/Lunches: Adelaide Ruthenberg    021 7127627 / 0836210491   

Associate Members:

Entrance tables: Lynette Halls.

Raffles: Yvonne & Livinia.

Membership table: Patsy,Shirley

Datacapture/Newsletter:Dan.

 

OFFICE HOURS 4TH TUESDAY MONTHLY AT MUSGRAVE HALL,OLD KENDAL RD.,DIEP RIVER.ALLTABLES ARE FROM 8.45 – 9.45.MEETING COMMENCES 10.00.ENTRANCE FEE R5, VISITORS R10.           

NEWSLETTER  25th APRIL 2017

Welcome to all - and any visitors who are with us today.

With the AGM done and dusted and behind us,your Committee members are as stated above.After the flurry at the membership table last month,a round of applause to all who made the effort to renew their annual subscriptions on time. We now go into the next financial year 2017/18 and welcome Lynette on board as treasurer.We still require some joint effort of members to keep the teas going i.e.to help with serving teas and biscuits then clearing up the kitchen area before the meeting starts at 10 a.m.All teas and provisions come out of club funds.Many happy returns to all who celebrate this month with special wishes going to Brenda Kiewietz who turns 65 tomorrow.To John Austen apologies for the “blaps” in last month’s newsletter and we take this opportunity to wish you again Happy 75th for the 15th May.

 

MEMBERSHIP.

Welcome to new members Mrs Clare Grobler and her brother Gregory Clarke.Also old members Mrs. Pauline Cole and Mrs Pearl Frame who have rejoined the club.To date we have 122 members on our database. Please check the renewal date  on your blue and white membership card to ensure you have renewed your subs. Membership fees are R40 per person.

 

CLUB NEWSLETTERS:

We do understand that some members cannot be with us on club days due to other commitments etc. and to this end would suggest you consider having a newsletter posted- please contact Joyce. Alternatively R20 towards postage and your name will be added to our mailing list.

 

ENTERTAINMENT:

Today please welcome  The Jubilate Hebrew Dancers-enjoy!

Tuesday23rd May:Meet Ivor Joffe –Singer/Performer.

 

LUNCH OUTINGS AT 12PM

To the few who went to The Lime Tree Restaurant in Bergvliet,we hope you enjoyed the venue.

On Thursday 4th May,a local venue-Dulce Café,Pick’n Pay Centre, Gabriel Road Plumstead where you can choose from their menu. A point of interest is that they serve half-portions also which are more affordable.

Enquiries and bookings Adelaide 021 7127627 /0836210491

 

STALLHOLDERS:

Crafts –Sybil (021-7614770)

Home-made preserves-Brian(021-7122553)

Muffins etc –Denise (0724033509)

Knitted garments –Adelaide(021-7127627)

 

Well done to these club members-you really are talented.Any other member who would like to man a stall, please speak to one of your committee members.The only requirement would be that 10% of your takings go towards club funds.

 

PENSIONER SPECIALS:

There is a list of local businesses that offer specials on the notice board along with some brochures.In these times of financial hardship we could do with spoiling ourselves now and again.

 

 

GENERAL :

With this topsy-turvy way of life these days,stay warm,keep cool and , most of all reach out to one another in whatever way you can.

 

Our next get-together will be on Tuesday 23rd May 2017

See you there.

Dan ( the man)

For the committee

 

       Smile corner

 

Name the year quiz:

1)What year was it?

a)The first issue of Life magazine?

b)The movie “A Farewell To Arms”?

 

2)What year was it?

a)The song “Anchors Away”?

b)”White Chrismas” by Bing Crosby becomes the number one song?

 

3)What year was it?

a)The Beatles’”Hey Jude”?

b)Jackie Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis

 

Answers:1a)1936 1b)1932 ,2a)1945, 2b)1942,3a)&b 1968

(Nuff)